The fast-food chain Burger King has shocked fans by telling customers to ‘order from McDonald’s. The UK branch of the US fast-food chain posted a heartfelt message on Twitter asking people to buy from KFC, Pizza Hut, Leon, Taco Bell, Subway and Greggs as the chain offered a serious warning for hospitality industry ahead of the UK’s second lockdown. We know, we never thought we’d be saying this either. pic.twitter.com/cVRMSLSDq6 — Burger King (@BurgerKingUK) November 2, 2020 The global company’s UK arm asked consumers to support local fast food outlets during the second major lockdown imposed in the country to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The new restrictions mean restaurants and bars are forced to keep dine-in services shut until the beginning of December. “We never thought we’d be asking you to do this, but restaurants employing thousands of staff really need your support at the moment,” read the statement, which names KFC, Subway, Taco Bell and Domino’s Pizza, as well as other chains. Netizens praising the burger chain’s efforts and appreciated the company gesture. Well done 👏🏾👏🏻👏 also… pic.twitter.com/hvcEsVj2RX — Reight Group (@ReightTravel) November 2, 2020 The hospitality industry in UK has been hit hard by the pandemic, and new restrictions from November 5 are expected to make things worse. During the first lockdown in March, restaurants were closed for dine-in and were allowed to reopen only in July.